Death registrations are back to face to face appointments, this means you must attend a death registration appointment in person at the Town Hall.
You should register the death in the Borough in which the death occurred. Any deaths which occurred in Croydon should be registered at Croydon Register Office.
If you register the death at another register office this will delay you receiving the death certificate. The other register office will send your details to us and you will be able to order certificates online 2 working days later.
Deaths must be registered within 5 days of the event, unless a coroner is conducting an investigation into the circumstances.
Book an appointment
You can book an appointment by selecting 'Book Appointment to Register a Death' on the online form.
If you want to cancel your appointment
You can cancel your appointment by using the online form.
If you need a burial within 24 hours
We cannot guarantee the availability of the 24 hour service but will try to provide this additional service while staffing levels allow.
Contact the Croydon Register Office.
Out of hours
Telephone: 07909 893 145
Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, 9am to 11am
During the appointment
Your appointment will last around 30 minutes. We'll take you through the registration and issue a certificate for burial or cremation to the funeral director of your choice.
If you want copies of the death registration certificate
These cost £11, payable by debit or credit card. You can also order certificates at a later date.